Provides senior buyers, contract and supply chain managers with the expertise to improve organisational procurement and to fulfil organisational objectives. It gives you the knowledge base to reduce cost, improve quality and timescales, manage the supply chain and deal with legal issues.
Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and supply. You can join as a member online or by downloading a membership form. You can then book your examinations online or complete an enrolment form.
This qualification is currently being reviewed and an updated syllabus will be available by the end of January 2019. Your first opportunity to take an exam on the updated syllabus will be in July 2019.
The last opportunity to take an exam on this syllabus will be in May 2019, there will be no resit opportunities.
It is important that you don't delay your studies as everything that you complete will count towards the updated syllabus.
To make sure you stay fully up to date check our qualifications review web page.